Heidelberg & Royal Castles

5 days/4 nights, independent tour, daily departures

Day 1: Frankfurt - Rothenburg

Start your tour with a regular diversified half-day trip to Heidelberg, the old university town at the banks of the Neckar-River, including a visit of the inner courtyard of Heidelberg Castle and a lunchbox. After returning to Frankfurt, the rest of the day is free for own activities. Overnight at InterCityHotel or similar.

Day 2: Rothenburg - Augsburg (B)

Depart, from frankfurt for a picturesque drive through the Spessart mountains to Wurzburg, on the banks of the river Main. Continue on the Romantic Road to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany's well-preserved "Jewel of the Middle Ages" with its ramparts, city gates, town hall and Jakobskirche (church) with an altar by the famous woodcarver Tilman Riemenschneider. Upon arrival in Rothenburg, a taxi will take you to your hotel. In the afternoon or evening you are invited to join the city walk with a local guide or the historic night Watchman in Rothenburg. Overnight at Hotel spitzweg or similar.

Day 3: Rothenburg - Augsburg (B)

After breakfast, a taxi will meet you at your hotel and take you to the bus stop. Your coach drives along the Romantic Road passing picturesque places such as Dinkelsbühl and nördlingen with high-gabled houses and cobbled-stone streets. Arrival at Augsburg in the early afternoon. Overnight at InterCityHotel or similar.

Day 4: Augsburg - Hohenschwangau (B)

After breakfast, you are invited to join on a city tour starting from the City Hall (Rathaus). You will get to know all important sights of Augsburg, which is famous for old trading dynasties (the fuggers). In the afternoon you board again the coach to Hohenschwangau. Overnight at Hotel Muller or similar.

Day 5: Hohenschwangau - Munich (B)

In the morning pick up your entrance tickets for the Neuschwanstein Castle at the front desk of your hotel and visit the famous "Cinderella Castle", built by King Ludwig II. In the late afternoon proceed to Munich, where tour ends at approx. 7p.m.

Reverse itinerary:

Includes additionally a visit to Linderhof Castle. Tour ends in Frankfurt at approx. 7pm

For reverse itinerary, admission cost for castles to be paid
directly on the bus:
approximately € 21.- per person
• Ticket for neuschwanstein Castle
• Ticket for linderhof Castle

2016 Rates

Tour price: 753 eur

(per person based on double occupancy)

Single supplement:
269 eur

Supplement for reverse itinerary:
(per person) 19 eur

2016 Dates

5 days/4 nights

Daily from April 1 to Oct 28

Departure Points

From Frankfurt:

9:30AM - ETS City Office, Wiesenhuttenplatz 39

Opposite Le Meridien Parkhotel near Frankfurt main train station

From Munich:

08:30 a.m. from Karstadt Department store, opposite
Munich main train station